• Patrol Presents Honorary Trooper Certificates To Shelby County Residents0

    On April 24, 2013, Captain James Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, presented Missouri State Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper certificates to three Shelby County residents for their quick actions in assisting law enforcement officers in the apprehension of a bank robber and accomplice. [The announcement of this presentation was delayed until the criminal case was

  • Genesis House Photo Gallery

    Genesis House Photo Gallery0

    According to representatives of The Genesis House Board of Directors, remodeling projects on the home are nearly complete. The Genesis House will serve as a sanctuary for young women facing crisis pregnancy situations. Click HERE for more information. Photos of The Genesis House in Edina taken by Echo Menges on Tuesday, August 6, 2013. Click

  • Velma Corrine Aldridge

    Velma Corrine Aldridge0

       Velma Corrine Aldridge, a long-time resident of Brashear, died Thursday, August 8, 2013, in the Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon. She was 94. Velma was born December 23, 1918, in northwest Knox County, the daughter of Claude Ernest and Maude Edith (McAnulty) Dunn. On April 18, 1946, she married Olen Ray Aldridge, who

  • Dog Takes Off In Minivan While Owner Fetches Newspaper

    Dog Takes Off In Minivan While Owner Fetches Newspaper0

    By Echo Menges Tuesday morning, August 6, 2013, was like any other Tuesday morning at The Edina Sentinel office until a woman came in to fetch her weekly newspaper while her little pooch took off in her minivan. Members of the Sentinel staff were busy stuffing and labeling the weekly newspapers, getting them ready to

  • Lois M. Anderson

    Lois M. Anderson0

       Lois M. Anderson 81, of Galesburg, IL died at Rosewood Care Center in Galesburg, IL on July 29, 2013 at 5:45 p.m. The daughter of Julian L. and Nellie A. Fordney Dillion, she was born June 20, 1932 in Gorin, MO. They came to Monmouth when she was a girl and she attended Monmouth

  • Well Known Knox County Librarian Retiring

    Well Known Knox County Librarian Retiring0

    By Echo Menges Knox County librarian, Marilyn Goodwin, is retiring on September 1, 2013, after a long career involved in education and libraries. After graduating from now Truman State University, Mrs. Goodwin held positions in public education and libraries, taught library science classes at TSU for 10 years, and then began 32 years as the